Andrew Magenau

Andrew Magenau

Assistant Professor
Materials Science and Engineering

Andrew Magenau

Assistant Professor
Materials Science and Engineering

Degrees / Education

  • PhD, Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Southern Mississippi, 2010
    Minor in Technology Development
  • BS, Plastics Engineering Technology, The Pennsylvania State University, 2004
    Minor in Operations Management

Research Areas

Research Interests

Bioengineering, Polymer Science

Areas of Study

Select Publications

  • Olivia R. Wilson and Andrew J. D. Magenau*. “Oxygen Tolerant and Room Temperature RAFT through Alkylborane Initiation,” ACS Macro Letters 2018, 7, 370.
  • David H. Howe, Riki M. McDaniel, Andrew J. D. Magenau*. “From Click Chemistry to Cross-Coupling: Designer Polymers from One Efficient Reaction,” Macromolecules 2017, 50, 8010.
  • Paweł Chmielarz, Marco Fantin, Sangwoo Park, Abdirisak A Isse, Armando Gennaro, Andrew J. D. Magenau, Andrzej Sobkowiak, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski. “Electrochemically Mediated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization (eATRP),” Progress in Polymer Science 2017, 69, 47.
  • Andrew J. D. Magenau,* Jeffrey A. Richards, Melissa A. Pasquinelli, Daniel A. Savin, and Robert T. Mathers. “Systematic Insights from Medicinal Chemistry To Discern the Nature of Polymer Hydrophobicity,” Macromolecules 2015, 48, 7230.
  • Andrew J. D. Magenau,* Saumya Saurabh, Sue K. Andreko, Brigitte F. Schmidt, Alan S. Waggoner, Marcel P. Bruchez, “Live Cell Imaging of Subcellular Organelles Via Genetically Targetable Polymeric Fluorescent Probes,” Biomaterials 2015, 66, 1.
  • Andrew J. D. Magenau, Nicola Bortolamei, Elena Frick, Sangwoo Park, Armando Gennaro, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, “Investigation of Electrochemically Mediated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization,” Macromolecules 2013, 46, 4346.
  • Dominik Konkolewicz, Andrew J. D. Magenau, Saadyah E. Averick, Antonina Simakova, Hongkun He, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, “ICAR ATRP with ppm Cu Catalyst in Water,” Macromolecules 2012, 45, 4461.
  • Saadyah E. Averick, Eduardo Paredes, Ainara Irastorza, Arun R. Shrivats, Abiraman Srinivasan, Daniel J. Siegwart, Andrew J. D. Magenau, Hong Y. Cho, Eric Hsu, Amram A. Averick, Jinku Kim, Shiguang Liu, Jeffrey O. Hollinger, Subha R. Das, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, “Preparation of Cationic Nanogels for Nucleic Acid Delivery,” Biomacromolecules 2012, 13, 3445-3449.
  • Andrew J. D. Magenau, Yungwan Kwak, Kristin Schroeder, Krzystof Matyjaszewski, “Highly Active Bipyridine-Based Ligands for Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization,” ACS Macro Letters 2012, 1, 508.
  • Saadyah E. Averick, Antonina Simakova, Sangwoo Park, Dominik Konkolewicz, Andrew J. D. Magenau, Ryan A. Mehl, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, “ATRP under Biologically Relevant Conditions: Grafting from a Protein,” ACS Macro Letters (Cover) 2011, 1, 6.
  • Andrew J. D. Magenau, Nicholas C. Strandwitz, Armando Gennaro, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, “Electrochemically Mediated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization,” Science 2011, 332, 81.
  • Nicola Bortolamei, Abdirisak A. Isse, Andrew J. D. Magenau, Armando Gennaro, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, “Controlled Aqueous Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization with Electrochemical Generation of the Active Catalyst,” Angewandte Chemie. 2011, 50, 11391.
  • Andrew J. D. Magenau, Yungwan Kwak, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, “ATRP of Methacrylates Utilizing CuIIX2/L and Copper Wire,” Macromolecules 2010, 43, 9682.
  • Andrew J. D. Magenau, Justin W. Chan, Charles E. Hoyle, Robson F. Storey, “Facile Polyisobutylene Functionalization via Thiol-Ene Click Chemistry,” Polymer Chemistry, 2010, 1, 831.
  • Andrew J. D. Magenau, Nemesio Martinez-Castro, Daniel A. Savin, Robson F. Storey, “Polyisobutylene RAFT CTA by a Click Chemistry Site Transformation Approach: Synthesis of Poly(isobutylene-b-N-isopropylacrylamide),” Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 8044.
  • Andrew J. D. Magenau, Nemesio Martinez-Castro, Robson F. Storey “Site Transformation of Polyisobutylene Chain Ends into Functional RAFT Agents for Block Copolymer Synthesis,” Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 2353.